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, some say it is time for the federal government to step in and take the reins of the police department. >> they need to come today. today. not safe for nobody. nobody. when it comes to females getting killed, that's when you know people ain't got a heart out here. >> our government is worried about terrorism. what about terrorism in our own neighborhood? >> reporter: it is still a mystery what led to the girls' killings and who is responsible. but those who knew and loved them are devastated. and want answers. >> all i know is whoever did this, i want justice for these little girls because nobody deserves this. >> i might look like trailer trash and you might think we're irrelevant but we aren't. you're messing with the wrong girl. >>> new tonight at 6:00, fremont police cracking down on drugs and showing us their recent bust. investigators say a drug call -- drugs called bath salts and spice were being sold in two local shops. police seized the drugs and a raid in october at rocky smoke shom and monsters of rock smoke shop both in fremont. police arrested both store owners in that cas
oyster company at point reyes national seashore today sued the federal government for the right it to stay in that park. owners of the drake's bay oyster company are angry that the interior secretary has refused to renew their special use permit to operate the company inside the park. the suit claims the government's environmental impact review violated federal rules and failed to provide enough public notice. park service staff claim the oyster company endangers the wild nature of point reyes national seashore. >>> the strange saga of john mca fee continues today with word he is in guatemala seeking asylum. the anti-virus software founder posted a message on his blog today saying he escaped from belize. he says he is meeting with guatemalan officials today and if all goes well he'll do a press conference tomorrow. authorities in belize want to talk to him as a pen of interest in the murder of his neighbor. he claims he's innocent. >>> sonoma county firefighters are work to be determine the cause of a fire that left a house a total loss. crews from twelve agencies raced to stadl
- minute deal with civil rights attorneys. instead of a government takeover, oakland police agreed to a compliance director appointed by a judge and paid for by the city. cbs 5 insider phil matier says both sides can claim a partial victory. >> reporter: the plaintiffs will now have someone within the department answerable to the court to make sure that changes are made. but most importantly what they avoid is a complete federal takeover something that would be an embarrassment for the city and could also lead to the judge telling them don't have enough cops and ordering them to hire more. >> according to the "oakland tribune," this makes oakland the first city in the nation to have its police command staff under the authority of a court- appointed director. >>> 5:05 now. crime was the issue for hundreds of people at an oakland town hall meeting last night. the mayor jean quan admitted oakland is seeing more violent crime specifically robberies in the city. she talked about the changes she says are needed in oakland. >> we have to have more police officers and we also have to have
of rain into wednesday, too. ,,,,,,,, ♪ >>> welcome back to cbs "this morning." in 2009 cuba's government arrest ad maryland man who was working for the state department. his wife is now trying harder than ever to get him out saying his life is in danger. >> as margaret brennan reports, judy gross is putting pressure on the u.s. government with a big money lawsuit. >> reporter: alan gross is a 63-year-old american who has spent the past three years in a cuban prison. he was jailed for taking part in a democracy building project funded by the u.s. state department. cuba considers it illegal. his wife judy has been fighting for his release ever since. >> it's this country that sent alan on this mission and alan is rotting in a jail cell, and i'm asking president obama to do something about it. >> reporter: in 2009 alan was working as a sub crony tractor for dai a company paid by the u.s. to distribute communications. he gave these to the jewish community so he could communicate with groups outside of cuba. to your knowledge he was delivering what exactly? >> cell phones and laptops and that
but this week surfaced in guatemala to seek asylum. he says he is the victim of a government conspiracy in belize. >>> i had to leave but the story has to get out. i have documentation that proves the intense corruption at all levels of the belizian government. now that i'm in a safe place, i can speak freely. >> mcafee still may face deportation though back to belize. >>> the egyptian army now has tanks outside the presidential palace in cairo amid worsening clashes between protestors and supporters of the syrian government. overnight, violence killed five people and injured more than 600 others. mohamed morsi critics began protesting two weeks ago when the president gave himself unrestricted power. >>> an norms u.s. official says secretary of state hillary clinton plans to meet with russian diplomats and a u.n. peace envoy for syria. the civil war ramped up in recent days with violent attacks and the u.s. fears syria's leader bashar assad is closer to using chemical weapons against anti-government rebels. >>> a new warning about a baby recliner titled to several infant deaths. >> plus
the regional spokesman for i.c.e. said: "the federal government alone sets these priorities and places detainers to ensure that dangerous criminal aliens are not released from prisons and jails into our communities." in california, i.c.e. has deported 82,000 illegal immigrants under s-com. a spokesman says three-quarters had already been removed before and didn't elaborate on the attorney general's decision today. in the newsroom, grace lee, cbs 5. >>> police say an attack on an autistic teenager was a random crime. but they say they have their man. oakland police arrested gary atkinson for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 16-year- old. the teenager had left her group home on college avenue in oakland last tuesday. she was found in san francisco two days later. police say she was taken there by force. >> no connection to the suspect and she did not go -- it wasn't -- she went there against her will. she was taken there against her will. >> police say they are charging atkinson with three counts of rape, two counts of kidnapping, and committing lewd acts on a child. police also say
government berkeley's council voted on who is sitting next to whom inside those council chambers. this came at the recommendation of the mayor. but it's like a wedding or dinner and there are politics at play and where you sit says a lot. in the city of berkeley, the chair you choose to sit in has become a political punch line. >> a minute ago, we would just standing here and this guy came up and said, oh, be careful -- or don't sit next to me or be careful where you sit. people say these things. >> reporter: the reason for the chair sensitivity the councilman says is because the mayor doesn't like his policies and there is enough animosity that the mayor doesn't even want to sit next to him during council meetings. here's the seating arrangement now. woring ton next to the mayor. now capitelli is next to the mayor moving worthington to the outskirts. >> this is a silly petty almost comical thing. it's also on the serious level sort of emblematic of the kind of petty personal and political manipulations that can go on. >> i think that's completely crazy. >> it's amusing i suppose. really, w
federal law defines marriage as between a man and a woman and allows the government to deny federal assistance such at social security survivor benefits to same sex couples even if they're legally married. several lower courts have struck down the law as a violation of the constitution's equal protection clause but thomas peters of the national organization for marriage says there's no right to same sex marriage in the institution. >> the federal government and our elected officials through congress have a responsibility and right to protect marriage as a union of one man and one woman. we hope the supreme court will follow the precedent and respect the wishes of the representatives of the officials in congress. >> they did not say which of the ten same sex marriage cases on its docket it plans to take up. that news could come as early osmond. but whichever cases it chooses legal experts say this supreme court term is likely to have a profound influence on the future of same sex marriage. chip reed, cbs news the supreme court. >> a federal judge is considering whether to block calif
be completed but the funding trickles in every year from the federal government. so it's still years away from being finished. >> i'm sure one of the things we appreciate are the photos viewers sent in. they allow us to get images we might not get otherwise. among impressive photos showing this one. check out people paddling around ramp. looks like venice. joined by ducks. can you imagine? what are you doing here? taxi driver barry ne mailed thus picture. it's a street flooding sunday morning in pacific heights around post and fill more streets. and let's take a look at the strike now. pg&e reports 345,000 people are in the bay area. it was bad at one point. average rainfall five inches. parts of lake and yuba counties got more than 250 inches of rain. despite that, keep in mind reservoirs still need more rain. le.ington reservoirs about 40% at this point moment. we'll get it. more rain expected this week. be sure to stay with us for continuing storm watch coverage and don't forget you can track systems any time you want, it's convenient with live doppler 7 hd. we'll keep you up to date on wea
's requesting $37 billion from the federal government. >> and a new un climate change report out says sea level could be prizing -- rising faster than thought. that is especially troubling for those of us living and working near the edge of the bay. and more on the flooding dangers that could be around the corner. >> at high tide this submerged staircase is an erie reminder of the inches separating dry land from water. in 2008 bay waters flooded streets and sidewalks like they did in twut. the united nationspfip level sea levels are rising faster than predicted. >> today's flood going to be tomorrow's high tides. and so we need to get ready for changes, a deeper bay. a bay with bigger waves and more7?s8$ frequent flooding. >> the bay conservation and development commission is in charge of making these maps showing areas in danger of flooding. but now, maybe sooner with models of the un report that now account for melting perma froth. >> san francisco water front will be the last parts of the bay shore to flood. regulators caution if walls aren't built along the bay area shore line, communities
. >>> government's plan to set off a nuclear bomb on the moon. >>> when it comes to gas prices expect to pay more. motorists on pace to spend a record sum, 483 billion dollars in the year 2012 that breaks down to more than a billion dollars a day. experts say hurricane sandy and an investigation into refinery practices impacted the spike. there's some good news. the energy department projects fuel prices are expected to average about $3 boy 44 next year. >> -- $3.44 next year. >>> a bill called major step toward in protecting your electronic privacy the measure would require sewer a warrant from a judge before accessing content -- -- critics say the bill will do little to keep law enforcement from combing through e-mails and other private electronic messages. >>> did you enjoy your dry commute this morning? >> it was more stable than yesterday. there's going to be rain later on today. >>> live doppler already picking up light showers into the north bay, highway 101 cloverdale, clear lake and dry creek road you've had the persistent light rain showers, more intermittent from napa, sonoma, highway
believe the government is -- this is a ventetta by the -- vendeada by the government? >> absolutely. >> authorities say they want to talk to him as a person of interest. >>> an arrest tonight in a case of a teenage girl beaten. >> paul chambers tells us why the father sup set with -- up set with police. >> reporter: police are being tight lipped about this. including to the victim's father. we found out a man was arrested in this case. been about a week since the 16- year-old left this facility, two days later she was found badly beaten in san francisco. >> reporter: the home to the 16- year-old who has a mental capacity of a 7-year-old. today i reached out to the ceo to get a statement, he hasn't returned our call but the father did. >> i am excited someone has been arrested for what happened to my daughter. >> reporter: tuesday night she left the facility and was last seen here at the bart center. two days later she turned up on a muni bus in san francisco. her father believes she was sexually assaulted. >> by the bruises, i know what happened. i know what happened. the police kno
to assure his safety but is back in the palace today. >>> in syria, battles between government and rebel forces are closer to president assad. there are reports of fighting just outside the capital city of damascus increasing fears the syrian government may start using chemical weapons. meanwhile, u.n. secretary- general ban ki-moon has hinted he would not favor an asylum deal for assad even as a way to end syria's civil war. >>> silicon valley pioneer john mcafee is now in guatemala seeking asylum after spending weeks in hiding. mcafee, who founded the santa clara software security company, is wanted for the murder of a neighbor in belize. he says he is innocent. mcafee spoke to the "associated press" in a restaurant in guatemala city after sneaking out of nearby belize. >>> 4748 now. new york police say a suspect is in custody and has implicated himself in the death of a man who was pushed on a subway track. ki-suck han died after being hit by a train at times square. han is shown in a confrontation with a suspect in a surveillance video shortly before being shoved on the track. witnes
independence. dow as of people gathered outside a square outside the government headquarters in the west bank. the crowd was told the world has said yes to the state of palestine the u.n. decision to recognize palestine as a observer state has not changed the situation on the ground. the palestinians believe strong endorsement will boost the leverage in future peace talks. >> united nations meeting in dubai is looking to update how the world the government deals with the world wide web. a lot of people are not too sure what will come out of this. 123 people u.s. delegation like a will and microsoft are worried that and and that security could be used to justify with blocks. the gathering will confront questions that include how much sway the you in can exert over efforts. and expanding the internet and to developing nations. >> john mcafee is living the life of a fugitive. he blocked an unconfirmed report saying he was arrested on the border of police in mexico. he is running from police who want to question him about the death of his neighbor. the report of his arrest came within 24 hours of
now the government is warning americans to be prepared. >>> you heard of smuggling drugs or even people. how about a t-rex? the lengths some are going to in order to own a piece of history. >>> we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> we're going to have to see the rates on the top 2% go up. we're not going to be able to get a deal without it. >> president obama draws a hard line on taxes. >> republican and the white house both have offers on the table on how to resolve the nation's fiscal cliff crisis. >> we wasted an enormous amount of time here, sparring back and forth in public. it's a good time to get serious. >> let's just go over the [ bleep ] cliff. because you know why? at least for a few seconds, it will feel like we're flying. >>> this morning, police are questioning a man in that deadly subway push. they say he has implicated himself in the crime. >>> duchess of cambridge is continuing to feel better. >> australian radio station was able to pose as the queen, get information on the phone about kate's health. >> want to see
on a story we first told you about last week. the government is shutting down a historic bay area oyster farm which has been in business nearly a century. the brake's bay has been seeking an extension to harvest oysters. last week u.s. interior secretary tour had the farm, and this morning he said he would not renew the company's lease that expires tomorrow, helping the area return to wilderness. >>> the number of new applications for unemployment benefits dropped for the second week in a row to 393,000. at the same time there's mixed news on economic growth. the revised figures show growth of 2.7% in the third quarter of this year, more than twice the quarter before. economists it to be below 2% for the fourth quarter. a with big part of recovery includes jobs, and there's a job fair going on in oakland. this is targeting military veterans. >>reporter: that's right. this is one of many job fairs that are going on throughout the country as we speak, but this is not just for those in the military, but for their spouses as well. this job fair called hiring our heroes includes home depot, chevro
the fiscal cliff after the president suggested a deal could be reached in a week. government issues new warning about reverse mortgages that give seniors immediate cash payment in exchange for future equity. today the obama administration will recommend seniors be careful before signing one. new starbucks likely coming to a neighborhood near you, planning to open 1500 more cafes over the next five years, averaging two ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >>> good morning. 5:14. live look san francisco looking across the bay into oakland and east bay, something is happening in the east bay. yes! the raiders game! [ laughing ] >> that was
. >>> a controversial decision by golf's governing bodies. they say the long putters are illegal and should be banned. that means eliminating the putters by last three major champions. it's popular with emerging players around the world. a final decision will be made in 3 months but the ban is expected to go into effect in 2016. no tears will be shed by a number of players. tiger woods are swung why shouldn't be applied to the 14th. you'll have three years to use it and then you can use it but not just anchored to your body. i don't like them because they don't fit. >> you are not swinging free and players have actually commented on it to make their case to keep it. keegan bradley and simpson won major titles. >> dan: i'm not a big fan of them. >> senior tour, i think it should be but not on the pga. >> jim harbaugh has made his digs who will play quarterback. they decided look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixt
challenging the federal defense of marriage act. the federal law that prevents the federal government from recognizing the marriages of same sex couples, even in states where it's legal for them to get married. >> those who are fighting to keep marriage between a man and a woman in california believes the high court will hear their case. >> this is something that fundamentally belongs to the people and their elected representatives to decide what marriage means and whether we're going to experiment with changing it. >> california has been in an on and off again relationship with gay marriage. it was allowed on valentine's day 2004, soon after that, those who believed marriage should be between a man and a woman filed an appeal, sending gay marriage rights all the way to the supreme court. >> even if they deny in the prop 8 case, that doesn't mean the next day you can do gay marriage in san francisco. what it means is the case has to be returned back to the ninth circuit. the ninth circuit has to return it back to the district court. >> reporter: tom and jeff say they're optimistic. >> for
the president wanted to discuss romney's ideas for making government run more smoothly. >> somebody with governor romney's experience clearly could have insight into how to maximize efficiency in an operation like the federal government. >> the white house says the plan has no plan to offer romney a job. there's hope the friendly meeting will inspire bipartisan cooperation on capitol hill. >>> former president george h.w. bush is in a houston hospital this evening getting treatment for a lingering cough. the 88-year-old has been in and out of the hospital for bronchitis. he is in stable condition and is expected to go home in a few days. >>> a supersized spending spree. apple is taking over a part of the south bay where it plans to spread out, next. >> and cops hear a lot of excuses for bad driving but wait until you hear what one driver blamed for this parking lot smashup. >>> a day late, $500 million short. california decides to get in the game one day after that huge powerball jackpot. ,, ,,,,,, and for the tech giant appl, and for the tech giant appl, another expansion from its
.s. voted no. >> reporter: good morning to you, charlie, and to norah. israeli government says it gives palestinians a state without ending the conflict. u.n. recognition makes the west bank and gaza strip part of the palestinian state not defeated territory. without negotiating the borders of one with israel. here is the problem. negotiation negotiations are in a standstill. as we saw last week violent extremists like hamas are gaining influence. palestinian authority, which rejects violence, recognizes israel, is losing influence and patience. last week secretary clinton c s successfully negotiated the cease fire but wasn't able to persuade palestinian president mahmoud abbas to drop this bid. >> margaret, are there consequences for the united states and iz role for this vote? >> reporter: potentially. the concern is that congress could cut off funds to the palestinian authority. the u.s. gave about $495 million in aid last year, which helped keep that peaceful government in power. the state department says that money needs to continue. benjamin netanyahu faces re-election in january
marriage deserves equal treatment under federal law and if the government's defense of marriage act that defines marriage as one man and one woman is constitutional. >> do we have any idea of what we may hear a decision in. >> in. >> reporter: we have been hearing a lot of different situations for how this news will come out. the justices are meeting to decide among themselves whether they are going to take up these cases. there are about seven challenges, we could get word later today -- the most likely situation i'm hearing is early next week. >>> san francisco officials have asked the court of appeals to give them 24 hours notice 23 if they decide to lift the stay on same sex marriages so the city clerk can prepare for when is expected to be a rush of same sex couples wantinto marry. there are plans for a big celebration in the castro district on monday night if same sex marriage becomes legal again in california. >> this morning the california law that prohibits mental health from siders counseling gay minors on how to become straight will have it's first legal test. in sacr
google and amazon are guilty of more immoral tax avoidance. it said the government should clamp down on these multinational corporations that exploit tax laws and moved profits that are generated in britain to offshore companies. starbucks is saying they may pay more taxes in england to restore public trust. the same thing is happening in the u.s.. it is not illegal but as britain likes to say it is immoral. >> delta and singapore are talking about taking those shares over. is a move by delta to boost its international operations between new york and london. a number of mergers has reshaped the on airline industry. with the high price of oil we could see more takeovers in the years to come. >> ford is recalling two of its biggest selling in u.s. models. the 2013 escape cross over and the 2013 ephesian mid-size sedan. with the 16 1.6 l engine. those engines can overheat and catch fire. there have not been any injuries reported in this but they have a dozen reports of fire for the escape and one for the fusion. this is the threat third recall for the new escapes' fs. the fusion wast na
because that is regulated by the federal government. they can do the $5 every month, after 12 months and all of that. they're talking about changing the will you laws. they haven't but you're probably okay with that card at some this point, but use it yes. >> more attention, paul v writes does the fda have laws limiting amount of saturated fats or cholesterol allowed in a serving of pd food? >> they can not. only regulations is prepared foods have to have a box. other than that, they can put anything in it they want. >> i'm in the process of fighting a plumber for a water heater problem. does the lemon law apply to water heaters? >> kind of. there is a different one. it says if you buy a product it has to operate as you would expect it to. you ought to be able to sit in a chair. people stand on a chair and screw a light bulb, it should be able to do that. it should be heating water. 10 years from when you bought it, stuff is allowed to break. but if you're early on, supposed to heat it. >> and hot enough for to you take a shower. a recall for a popular item told soeld at trader joe's
is a victim of a government conspiracy in belize. >> the story has to get out. i have documentation that proves the intense corruption at all levels of the belize government. now that i'm in a safe place i can speak freely. >> mcafee's arrest was for entering guatemala illegally. he could face deportation back to belize. >> that is kuwait a story. >> bizarre. >> i guess. >> that's quite a story. >> bizarre. >> i guess. >>> state lawmakers get a great deal on improvements to cars they now own, new tires, gps upgrades. guess what. you paid for it. >> and glittering black marble. images of the earth like you have never seen before. coming your way. ,, ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,, rock using cloud- free night new weather >>> this is earth after hours in a big way. nasa constructed throbbing at our little rock here using cloud-free night images from a new weather satellite. it is our best look yet at what our planet looks like with all the lights turned on there. check it out. as one scientist put it, unlike humans, the earth never sleeps. >> that's a cool image. >> beautiful. >>> now what sells cool
of thousands of the jobs all over california could be affected, allison? >> 135 government workers in california could lose their jobs if there is no deal on those spending cuts that kick in at the end of the month. they say not only to plan for the cuts but that has changed. they are preparing to slice about 10% of their budget. experts are looking at 135 defense employees could lose their jobs but experts say there is still time to reach a deal and avoid those major lawsuits. >> nobody wants to reach a deal more than i. i will be ready to sit down with the president and solve this. >> reporter: they could be hit the hardest and i will have more about it during my next update on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> they are looking at grant money from the environmental protection agency. each student could be awarded a large sum of money. stanford's group wants to disinfect drinking water in bangladesh. in april they go to washington d.c. to prevent their work to a panel of scientists and the winner gets a second grant up to $90,000. >>> local governments are asking the president to c
'll tell you where it is happening now. >>> 8:5. the federal government is suing a company that makes baby products. >> baby matters produces the nap nanny and chill infant recliners. the consumer products safety collision had ordered a recall after -- safety commission had ordered a recall after an infant died after using the nap nanny. >>> megabus is offering a deal, the low cost city-to-city express bus company is giving out 200,000 free tickets. megabus is known for selling a few seats on each bus for just $1 per trip. the company recently resumed service in the u.s. with a hub in san francisco. >>> a gay blogger will be in a san francisco croom because of a controversial foe -- san francisco courtroom because of a controversial photo. >>> the rain has moved out but some fog has moved in. >>> a look at 101 in san francisco. kind of slow going as you make your way to the bay bridge. we'll have more traffic hot spot the later -- hot spots later. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature co
this morning after the >>> fighting is on the rise again between government troops and rebel forces in syria. the rebels are close to taking control of the airport that serves the capital. the syrian air force has responded by dropping bombs on rebel positions. meanwhile u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton has repeated her warning to the syrian government not to use chemical weapons. >>> the political crisis is worsening in egypt, as well. the country's supreme court judges have walked out on strike joining a growing protest against president mohamed morsi in response to morrissey's edict that his rules are above judicial review. the judges say they will remain on strike until morsi rescinds the decree. >>> the japanese government says 49 highway tunnels will be inspected immediately after a deadly accident. investigators say missing bolts may have caused concrete ceiling slabs to fall on cars in a highway tunnel killing nine people. the the accident happened yesterday deep inside a three- mile-long tunnel 50 miles west of tokyo. >>> and michelle we are getting more details around the tr
with the spokesman for i.c.e. said: "the federal government alone sets these priorities and places detainers to ensure that dangerous criminal aliens are not released from prisons and jails into our communities." in california, i.c.e. has deported 82,000 illegal immigrants under s-com. a spokesman says three-quarters had already been removed before and didn't elaborate on the attorney general's decision today. 62,000 of those had convictions but they were trivial and some were detained for running stop signs or a broken taillight. >> i'm wondering if money plays into this at all. >> well, right now the way it stands is that if a local municipality holds someone for 48 hours, the feds don't reimburse them the money so the local people are the ones footing the bill for i.c.e. at this point. >> all right. thank you. >>> mini spy planes could soon what patrol the skies over alameda county. the sheriff's office says it needs the remote-controlled drones for emergencies and deputy safety. but cbs 5 reporter ann notarangelo says activists are worried big brother is on board. >> reporter: the alamed
leaders say they're afraid if the government limits the deduction people would drastically cut back on their donation. >> that means there will be less opportunity for people to be fed. there will be less nights of care provided for those who are homeless. there will be less service for disaster situations. >> some republican pros pose limiting all itemized tax deductions, but president obama wants to increase tax rates for the wealthiest 2% of americans instead. >>> government regulators are taking action against a baby recliner company. the consumer product safety commission filed a complaint against pennsylvania-based baby matters to stop the sale of the nap nanny. four infant deaths are associated with a rauled version soft that recliner and one death is associateed with the newest version called the chill. the owner of the company posted a message on the web site saying no infant has ever been hurt when the nap nanny is use aid cording to instructions. >>> christmas is coming to the state cop toll and it's happening live right now. want to show yao a live picture here from sacr
will be the topic of discussion on capitol hill today. the government accountability office will again try to convince the u.s. by switching from bills to more durable corns makes more sense. this would be the first time the g l made the change--would not be the first time. dollar bills are considered to be easier and led to carry. >> 507 $9 million power of jackpot winning tickets were sold in missouri and arizona. they matched all six numbers. they have no information on the winter. the will of elsewhere in when it was sold at a news conference today. someone is now million dollars richer during an interview with fortune mayor explain " we literally are moving the company from blackberries to smart phones. one of the really important for ya hoo as strategy is mobile. that is why they are moving forward. >> we will take a quick break we will be back with more headlines. the time is 4:12. we have a lot of wet weather still to our north of that is headed our way we will be back with the timing in just a minute. >> we are back. 4:14 is the time. power is back on for mpg&e customers lost pow
him and three activists. syrian leaders meeting and hope to form a transitional government that could take over syria if they are successful in over throwing the president. >> new details about a hero in last year's shooting at a cement plant. the district attorney said a truck driver is credited with lunging after the gunman in an effort to save his co workers, but he was shot and killed. that gunman, hid from police inside of a crawl space at a home in sunnyvale. deputies saw him the next day. they shot him but he had already died of aself inflicted gun shot wound. >>> a man convicted in a school bus kidnapping case won't be free any time soon. the 61-year-old fred woods was denied parole. he will stay in jail. he is one of three convicted of kidnapping a bus full of children in the central valley in 1976. another man was paroled in june. he was released in mountain view. >> round one is behind us. what about round go? steve is watching the latest computer models, he is working over there in the weather center. he have the timetable for how the rain will affect your day. >> and a
in the shooting death of his next door neighbor. mcafee believes he is a victim of a government conspiracy. the story has to get out. i have documentation that improves the intense corruption. now that i'm in a safe place. >> mcafee was arrested for entering guatemala illegally. he is facing deportation. >> the dungeness crab season got started and already the boats are idle. crabbers are on strike. we are hearing some restaurants are running low on crab. the problem, bubbled to the surface sunday when crabbers heard that fish brokers were going to drop the price from $3 a pound to as low as $1.80. >> it's been a year since state lawmakers lost a sweet perk. their free cars. many were so fond of their rides they decided to buy them back. they made a few improvements first and guess who is paying for that. >> reporter: three days before state senator surrendered her state issued prius she got a 55 point vehicle inspection, new water pump. state tax pairs paid more than $800. then she bought the car for personal use. her staff declined comment. according to an associated press report, 47 of
to help others in the name of a dear friend. >> they're calling it a shock. the federal government today booting out a century hold bay area tradition. what this may mean for your food prices. >>> back now to the storm will be bringing rain to the north bay. bill what are you seeing. >> that's representing the heavier rainfall. we move in closer we're near -- near petaluma. nevato some heavier rain. and then we head south out toward the fremont area and hayward just light rain. but it's all spreading south as we go through the next few hours this area is going to drive south with significant rain and significant wind. so when i come back in a few minutes we're going to take a look at the rest of this storm's timing and we get into the next storm which is equally as strong. >>> the faa issued an advisory due to the low cloud ceiling. some flights are being delayed as much as five hours. only about 20% of the departures are on time. oakland international is experiencing short delays while san jose international is operating normally. >>> the coast guard wants boaters and beachgoers to be e
with the press. shine a light on what is going on in the government. >>reporter: democrat believe california voters gave them a mandate to get things done. >> i think the biggest danger we would move too consciously and not address the problem california has been facing. california voters have demanded that we govern. that's what we intend to do. >>reporter: lawmakers will also be making less this session. new 5 percent pay cut means rank and file will earn just over 90,000 dollars a year. but they still get the 142 dollar a day tax-free per diem for living expenses. in sacramento, abc 7 news. >>> more to bring you tonight. bizarre situation played out on television. coming up. northern california magician is set on fire. was it a prank or deliberate act of violence? we have the story. >> also tonight. bay area marijuana dispensary wins a battle but conflict between the landlord and u.s. justice department. >> mainly winter time success story. tonight how unfun issued flood control project prevented downtown disaster. explain exactly how it works. >> and how about this one? this is
.s. giving the government there a new warning. >>> political job that new york's mayor bloomberg thinks hillary clinton would be per >>> good tuesday morning. 5:13. sutro tower camera looking at san francisco across the bay into oakland clear out there. no real rain drops right now. a few sprinkles possibly. mike says if you are in the north bay chances are better for that this morning. >>> you are about to see frightening video. an arrest warrant is out for a tv host involved in a stunt that left a chico man with severe burns while magician was per for on tv in the dominican republic. -- the host doused him with flappable cologne and his head was cover -- flammable colon his head was covered in flames, he is optimistic his face will heal with no scars his hand remains badly injured and very painful. >>> troubling signs in syria intelligence reports suggests syrian forces may be preparing to use chemical weapons on their own people. u.s. official says according to recently obtained intelligence, syrian forces began mixing two chemicals needed to make sarin. president obama has issued a
in a school near damascus. syrian immediate yay blames terrorists. the syrian government is often called rebels trying to overthrow the syrian regime terrorists. there's still investigations going on. >>> iran has claimed to have captured a u.s. drone. a radar image shows the image. iran says it captured the drone after it entered iranian airspace over the persian gulf. however, a u.s. navy spokesperson said no drips are missing in the u.s. and said some have been lost over the sea in the past but not recently. they also point out that other nations also have scanned eagle drones. >>> who would taxpayers blame if we go over the fiscal cliff? new numbers are out and alison burns joins us live with more. >> reporter: a few research polls out show more americans would blame republicans over the white house. this poll shows that 53% of americans say if we go over the fiscal cliff, more blame would fall on republicans in congress. 27% believe the finger would be pointing at president obama. now, the president vowed during his re-election campaign that we would not reach that point but we're -
party. >> republicans should not be conceding that the federal government needs more money negotiating with ourselves entry in the president's proposal like it is serious. >> gop senator jim demint said anti-government anti- tax paris. >> there are some that want to go the politically expedient route to give the president what he wants to get out of this mess. >> he is hardly the conservative upset with house republican leaders. the conservative action networks in this alert supporters sang card rep tell your representative tax hikes are not part of the solution. the e-mail included a not so subtle threat saying this infamous pledge cost george h. w. bush reelection. >> read my lips. >> aware of the potential blow back that could imperil his leadership john boehner careful to include in other proposal leaders. including paul ryan who spent months on the campaign trail ordinance against tax increases. >> we will cut tax rates for small businesses and work with the family. >> house gop sources tell cnn they hope conservative black less is proof that we try to compromise. >> the house rep
president mohammed morsy... clashed with anti-government protesters. morsy supporters drove anti- government protesters from the grounds of the presidential palace. but morsy opponents pushed back. both sides exchanged rocks and fireworks, before the anti- morsy protesters were pushed back again. it is still unclear if anyone was hurt in the latest exchange. many in egypt believe, unfair and an attempt by morsy to grab more power. jazz legend dave brubeck has coming up.. how the musician's legendary life- long work news at 6. a legend of jazz music has died. dave brubeck passed away from heart failure today brubeck was in connecticut when he died. the pianist and of america's greatest jazzhe was also designated as a "living legend" by the u-s star status with recordings such as "take five" and "blue rondo a la turk." he also broke racial barriers, playing in black in the 19-50's. .. and refusing to play in segregated venues.. brubeck was born in concord, california..he would have tomorrow. and a reminder.. you can catch all your entertainment news right here on kron-4. the insid
-husband recognized her in the surveillance. and she complained that the government stole her baby she makes a cradling gesture. records confirm that she lost custody child. the issue were the same outfit in the bank, her arrest, and the you tube video that could center down the tubes. cnn and coffeejeanne mos... >> coming up, much quieter than the yesterday's commute. with yesterday's fog, janu. >> good morning a. we are taking a look at the satellite and radar with high pressure building on the eastern pacific ridge. it will keep us rain-free. with that dense fog and breaks of sunshine for the afternoon and partly cloudy and cooler conditions. taking a look of fog tracker 4 still areas of dense fog but by 10:00 a.m. still some breaks of sunshine. and for the evening, some southern portions of the east bay shore in the east bay valley. a pretty nice start with vallejo, half moon bay. 56 in the sunnyvale. we will still be dealing with widespread 50s. but by noon, the 60s will be indicated by the rain. that is where the afternoon highs are headed. it will still be widespread 50s. taking a loo
government more efficient. officials say the two promised to stay in touch but did not mention if they talked about the fiscal cliff. >>> that cliff was definitely the topic at other meetings in washington. timothy geithner met with congressional leader but did not reach any agreement. if no action is taken by december 31, $650 billion in cuts to pentagon and domestic programs and tax increases will automaticly go into effect. republicans are complaining. democrats are not playing fair. >> democrats have yet to get serious about real spending cuts. secondly, no substantive progress has been made in the talks between the white house and the house over the last two weeks. this is not a game. >> carolyn: joe biden went christmas shopping in the capitol at a discount store. he strolled into costco and buying apple pie. he told reporters falling o-cliff klif is not an option. >> look around here. consumer confidence is growing. last thing we need to do is dash that now by being unable to extend middle-class tax cuts. >> carolyn: costco is hedging. they announced they will pay $3 billion dividend b
families are displaced, people that have to work and stay at home with their kids. >> reporter: chris mcgovern says he almost had to stay at home from work because of the outages here. but he found a way to deal with it. >> we scrambled to all star rents and got two generators from them so we could do our job today. and everybody can continue working and try to get our client back into the house for christmas. >> reporter: people i talked to say they are just bracing for the next storm. reporting live in the marin headlands, i'm cheryl hurd, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, cheryl. >>> the dramatic weather made for a rough day at san francisco's ocean beach. the waves were big and choppy. not the kind preferred by surfers. meantime, portions of the great highway were shut down because of blowing sand and flooding. it was a busy day pour the tree trimmers from the parks department. this large tree fell on a pair of cars near the great highway and noriega. fortunately, neither car was severely damaged. right now on nbcbayarea.com, you can see some of the best images captures by our viewers. we'v
but the owners refused to sale so the government built the road around the home. in the end the owners agreed to take $41,000 in compensation and the home was torn down. >> it has been a wet week here in the bay area but what about the sierra in how much snow is expected to fall by the end of the weekend. >> and a ramp on the run from police. more of this video and tell you how it all finally ended. . >> a bit of a lull in the wet weather coming our way for today with the next powerful punch already on the way as well. . >>> quite the unusual police pursuit stalled traffic in iowa yesterday. a ram jumped from a trailer started running. officers tried catching with their cars but it didn't work president the ram then ran for about an hour before a crowd was able to corner it and tackle it. the homeowner was cited for having an animal at large. >> poor guy. it is going to be a snowy weekend in the sierra. right now just wet. take a look at the roadways. that will change pretty quickly. some resorts are preconvicting up to seven feet of snow could fall. that's good news for skiers but means
to a compromise, everyone's taxes will go up january 1. government spending will be slashed. >>> the dow lost 60. the nasdaq was down 8, s&p down 7. >>> the storms that blew through the bay area brought down many trees and that's meant a hard lesson for homeowners who were cleaning up today. cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts explains your insurance doesn't always cover fallen trees. julie. >> reporter: something many are likely learning following this weekend's storm. we received photos from across the bay area of downed trees on homes and cars, and they provide a clear example of what's covered and what's not. this one from san mateo is a good example of what's covered. homeowners insurance will pay for tree damage to your home, its contents and other structures on the property. whether the tree is on your property or your neighbor's. but when it comes to paying for tree removal, in cases like this you might be on your own. if a fallen tree doesn't damage your home, insurance will generally only pay to remove it if it's blocking a driveway. and insurance advocates warn depending on your
in washington president obama is meeting with washington to discuss the fiscal cliff. the automatic government spending cuts that will kick in. republicans and the white house sent to have finally found some common ground both sides agreeing that tax revenue and reductions in entitlement spending for programs like medicare are key elements of this bill. republicans may be softening on raising taxes for the wealthy americans. the white house may be bending on accepting greater spending cuts for medicare and possibly raising the medicare retirement age 65 age from 65 to 67. >> thank you mark. we will take a quick break the time is 6:38. we are following the weather. we have quite a bit of rain coming down quite a bit in the bay area especially in the east bay. george is following a hot spot in interstate 80, a backup sonically basically from berkeley up to the cartoonist bridge. george will let us know why and what is going (male announcer): live from the bay area this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news starts now. >> thanks for watching kron fours bay area news channel. here are the top st
, it is not legal and you can't do that until they make rules for opening shops. now the federal government is reminding everybody, marijuana is not legal under federal law. >> couldt graduations. >>> it is now legal for same -- congratulations. >>> it's now legal for same sex couples to marry in seattle. dozen have lined up outside the administration building shortly after they assigned the new video. we want to show you a photo of kate middleton leaving the hospital with her husband prince william and what went wrong during her stay and we will have more on why the hospital is now apologizing. >>> they are hoping to cash in on a big promise. joining us from sunny veil, with details, you have to bring us back some soup and bread. >> okay, i will do that, pam, just for you, but that big promise, free sourdough bread for the entire year. >> reporter: check out this line, the first person in line showed up and we are live at the latest area in sunny veil california and some people have come out as far as new york but we are here with ross. how are you doing? tell us what people can expect? >>
to ideas that can make the federal government work better which is a passion of the president's. >> it will be a private lunch tomorrow with just the two men in the room. >>> the country is about a month away from tumble over the "fiscal cliff" but in washington signs of movement among lawmakers. cbs reporter danielle nottingham on how the president is holding their feet to the fire. >> reporter: president obama is enlisting middle class americans to pressure congress to back away from the "fiscal cliff." >> when the american people speak loudly enough, lo and behold congress listens. >> reporter: he will take his case on the road friday and is asking the public to join a twitter campaign calling on lawmakers to renew tax cuts for families making less than $250,000 a year without delay. >> he is campaigning for his position. i get it. we understand it. but at the end of the day he has to lead on this issue. >> reporter: while congressional leaders meet behind closed doors, some of the biggest names in corporate america are here on capitol hill meeting with lawmakers pushing fo
to provide help. >>> in news of the world tonight in syria, rebels and the government are blaming each other after we -- after internet went down today. >>> in norway, authorities released video of brevick setting off the bomb. that explosion is shown from several different cameras. eight people were killed and nearly 200 were wounded. later brevcik shot and killed 60 people at a youth camp. >>> in france, a judge overturned the decision of continental jet crash. the metal punctured the tire of the air france concord which sent rubber into the fuel tank causing an explosion. 113 people were killed. >>> the famous bat mobile from the bat man tv series back in the 60s is being put for auction. the car is actually a tricked out 1955 lincoln futura. it will be sold in scotts dale in february. the auction house won't say how much it's hoping to get for the car but some say they think it could be in the millions. >>> a rescue at sea. new video from a bay area crew on the mission to help an . >>> an injured sailor is being treated after the national guard rescue him from a vessel in the pacific oc
. mostly because people were hit by super storm sandy. the government also says the consumer and come stayed flat for the month of october and did not rise. we're watching the dow up 10 points right now. we will have a complete update on trafficked in bay area weather we come back. the heaviest cells are in sound san mateo and livermore. they range is moving through concord but we have some are headed towards fairfield and san jose shortly. even here the what you're seeing right now. snow was on the way for the sierra. and light at three is 6 in. of snow on wednesday and there are expecting a lot more, over the course of the weekend with this system coming through. no. start reporting 7 in. of fresh snow on their trails. 7 ft. is the forecast for the next several days for the higher elevations. not bad for the sierra. of course we have to drive and a here on the bay with all of the rain that is coming in right now. it is causing problems for us this morning. erica storm tracker 4, walk us through it >> been morning james it looks like the rain is picking up. at last check it was raini
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